Secondary Achievements and Honors
We are thankful for God's direction and wisdom imparted to the Administration, faculty, staff, parents and students of Cypress Christian School to accomplish much to honor the Lord and further His Kingdom.
Coach Elvira Hall reports that it was a great fall season for the team with each runner improving their time in each race and several bringing home medals.
The “Earnest” cast and crew brought home eight awards from the TAPPS District One Act Play Contest, earning the distinction of winning more accolades than any other show in the competition.
Coach Campbell and the Lady Warriors Varsity Volleyball Team claimed Hebrews 12:1 over their run in the playoffs.
The Lady Warriors pulled out a 3-0 win over Beaumont Legacy in the Bi-District match earning the Bi-District title.
Congratulations to this year's NHS inductees. Membership in the CCS chapter of NHS is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty based on the criteria of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
Congratulations to this year's NJHS inductees. “As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good servants of the manifold grace of God.” 1 Peter 4:10
The middle school football season came to a close as the Warriors defeated Woodlands Christian 22-8 to finish third in the District Tournament.
Five CCS seniors have received national recognition for showing exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) and the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) announced the names of Cypress Christian students being recognized for their outstanding academic promise.
The Lady Warriors are finishing the 2013-14 season second in district and will face Beaumont Legacy at home on October 29 for the Bi-District Playoffs.
Every runner improved their time in the team's most recent meet. Christopher Geyer went on to win first in the Boys Junior Varsity Division.
This Warrior team is battling it out at every game in a very competitive district and every game is very exciting. Come on out and support the Lady Warriors to victory at their last home games on September 19 and 24 and October 1 and 10.
These students have qualified to participate in this highly-selective Duke University seventh grade honors program.
"Improvement, consistency, and a strong mental game are our focus this year, and the girls succeeded in accomplishing those goals at this tournament," says Coach Campbell.
Austin Muehlenbrock and Jack Walsh increased the value of their $100,000 online virtual investment account by over $6,200 in just ten weeks earning them first place in the game.
Jordan earned First Team All-District recognition in TAPPS District 7-3A and Second Team All-State honors. CCS team awards included Co-MVP and Offensive Player of the Year. We look forward to watching Jordan’s basketball progress at the next level.
Senior Caitlyn Epperson signed a National Letter of Intent to ride for the University of Tennessee Martin which offers a NCAA Division 1 Equestrian program.
Sixth Grade Musical Theatre students presented a musical rendition of the story of David and Goliath. Audiences were thrilled by the appearance of the nine foot “Goliath.”
NJHS students worked tirelessly to collect books for a K-8th grade school in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.
Students researched topics ranging from Galileo to the Hubble Telescope to Saturn’s rings.
Lady Warriors Finish 3rd. Matt Bancroft and Dai'ja Coleman are State Champions. Full story contains more results.
Secondary Achievements and Honors - 2009-2010
Middle School - 2009-2010
ACSI Speech Meet - Sixth Grade
The following sixth grade students earned the honor of competing in the ACSI Speech Meet on Saturday, March 6. Congratulations to our winners!
- Poetry – Cecilia Mendez
- Bible Memorization – Eliott Cloninger and Chris Geyer
- Dramatic Bible Prose – Brandon Landry
- Original Speech – Abbie Wynans
Middle School Speech Meet Winner
Congratulations to Katie Moore for winning a gold medal and superior ribbon (with a perfect score) in her category (Humorous Reading) at the Middle School District Speech Meet.
Duke University Talent Identification Program
Each year, seventh grade students are recognized by the nationally-renown Duke University Talent Identification Program based on their Standard Achievement Test scores from sixth grade. This program identifies academically talented students; and they are then invited to complete either the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT Assessment college entrance examinations. All talent search participants receive resources and publications to assist the students' educational growth.
You Be the Chemist
Middle school students compete each year in the "You Be the Chemist" competition.
In 2008-2009, there were three eighth-grade finalists with one of those advancing to the state competition. I
In 2009-2010, the following students won awards:
- Josh Gamble - 1st Place
- Rachel Vance - 2nd Place
- Katie Moore - 3rd Place
National Junior Honor Society
The CCS Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducts new members from seventh and eighth grades each year based on academics, character, leadership and service.
Eighth grade students compete in Science Fair each year and bring home the awards! 2009-2010 winners are as follows:
Physics (Group I)
- Olivia Roberts - 1st place
- Andrew Wilson - 2nd place
Physics (Group II)
- Keirsten Velez - 1st place
- Calvin Novotny - 2nd place
- Katie Moore - 1st place
- Megan Schubert - 2nd place
Chemistry & Biology
- Jacob Beight - 1st place
- Amelia Tidwell - 2nd place
Overall Grand Winner
- Katie Moore
Texas History Fair
Each year, seventh graders compete in the CCS Texas History Fair. They write research papers and create exhibits that deal with topics of innovation, impact, and change throughout Texas history. The students present their work to judges and parents enjoy the exhibits as winners are announced.
- Avery Barbisch - 1st place
- Travis Vick - 2nd place
- Mercy James - 3rd place
Students in grades 6-8 compete and win honors in the ACSI Math Olympics each year. Students perform in two different areas in mathematics: Reasoning and Computation.
2010 Math Olympic District Winners
Qualifying rounds for the ACSI District Math Olympics were held the last week of September. These secondary students earned the following honors:
- Nolan Galbreath (6th), Allison Sommers (7th), and Jordan Crowhurst (7th)
- Timothy Odeyomi (6th), Wesley Hill (8th)
Excellent and Area Qualifiers
Amber Dingman (6th), Emily Mahan (6th), Francis Ajibero (7th), Ashlyn Boone (7th), Walter Su (8th), Amelia Tidwell (8th), and Will Echols (7th)
Superior and Area Qualifiers
- Sixth Grade Reasoning: Nathen Wiley – 3rd place and Daniel Overton – 4th place
- Seventh Grade Reasoning: Zach Usry – 5th place
- Eighth Grade Reasoning: Katie Moore – 2nd place; Hunter Vick – 2nd place; Josh Gamble – 4th place
2010 Area Math Olympic Winners
The area qualifiers competed on February 26, 2010 in Humble at the ACSI Math Olympics. Congratulations to all these students!
- Sixth Grade Computation: Amber Dingman – 5th place
- Seventh Grade Computation: Francis Ajibero – 3rd place
- Eighth Grade Computation: Walter Su – 1st place
- Eighth Grade Reasoning: Hunter Vick – 2nd place; Katie Moore – 5th place
Each year, grades 6-8 compete in the ACSI Spelling Bee. Students may progress to the District Spell-Off where they earn the right to compete in the Regional Spelling Bee in Dallas, TX.
High School - 2009-2010
ACSI Distinguished Students
Ten high school students were honored in 2008-2009 as ACSI Distinguished Students, which is given to outstanding juniors and seniors in the top ten percent of their classes. Categories include: Academics, Athletics, Christian Service, Leadership and Fine Arts.
TAPPS Academic Honors
- 2009-2010 - Second Overall in TAPPS District Academic/Speech Meet with 5 students placing at State
- 2008-2009 - Third Overall in TAPPS District Academic/Speech Meet
- 2007-2008 - Third Place in District with many students placing first, second, and third at State in their division
- 2006-2007 - Second Place in District and Fourth Place in Overall State Competition
- 2005-2006 - First Place winners in District and Fifth Place in Overall State Competition
- 2004-2005 - First Place in District with many students placing in first, second, or third at State in their division
High school computer students compete in the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Area 4 Competition with students winning honors from the district level to the state level.
National Honor Society
The CCS Chapter of the National Honor Society inducts new members each year based on academics, character, leadership and service.
National Merit Award Winners
Since 1998, high school students have received National Merit Awards from the National Merit Award Program. A CCS who receives a National Merit Award is given top consideration when he/she submits an application for admission and scholarship to a college/university. Students awards included:
- Commended Students: These students placed in the top three percent of more than 1.4 million students taking the qualifying test (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test or PSAT/NMSQT).
- National Merit Finalists: These CCS students were among 15,000 students out of over 1,400,000 students that qualified. Students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise based on the qualifying test (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test or PSAT/NMSQT).
- National Merit Scholarship Recipient: CCS Senior Emily Grimes received this award. Winners of these awards are chosen based on their abilities, skills and accomplishments, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. The corporation uses a variety of information to evaluate - the Finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and graduating system, two sets of scores, school official's written recommendation, student activities, student leadership and the Finalist's essay.
College Acceptance/Attendance (1998-present)
- Seniors always receive early college acceptance letters.
- Seniors have been accepted to over 110 different colleges and universities across the United States.
- Graduates have attended over 80 different colleges and universities across the United States.
Each year since 2006, graduating seniors have been offered over $1,000.000.00 of valuable academic, athletic, and service oriented scholarships to various colleges and universities across America.
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